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Hackathon for wildfire: Silicon Valley jumps into Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 07:00
A one-day hackathon is being hosted on the 42 Silicon Valley Campus in recognition of Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on May 4, 2019. The goal of a hackathon is to get computer programmers, graphic designers, interface designers,
Categories: Wildland Fire

Safeguarding homes from wildfire loss featured on This Old House

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 05:00
This Old House host Kevin O’Connor interviewed Dan Gorham, from The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS®) to learn techniques for making homes safer during wildfire events.   This Old House a television show
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According to a new American Planning Association report EVERY state has wildfire hazard potential

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 12:21
The American Planning Association (APA) has just published a new report that is available at no cost to download (though users have to create a guest account and password to log in), thanks to the sponsorship of the USDA Forest Service as well
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Shine like a wildfire safety superstar!

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 11:36
Your successful Wildfire Community Preparedness Day project can not only help your community be safer in the event of a wildfire event but also shine as an example of success for other communities to copy.   Remember the old adage;
Categories: Wildland Fire

Official NIST survey seeks information about Tennessee's Chimney Tops wildfire experience

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 07:00
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is looking for assistance from community members in Sevier County, Tennessee who were affected by the Chimney Tops Fire in 2016.  They want to know more about their experiences and
Categories: Wildland Fire